WASHINGTON, D.C. — Showing the utter dissonance between political elites wishing to subject their citizens to unconstitutional burdens, city attorneys with the District of Columbia have come out to fight federal rulings which show their requirement of ‘good reason’ for a concealed carry application is unconstitutional and provides an ‘unnecessary burden’.
via the Washington Times
“The ‘good reason’ standard is critically important to the public safety of those who live in, work in, and visit the District,” the city attorneys office wrote in the motion submitted to the appellate court that defends laws adopted by the D.C. Council. “Without this standard, the District becomes a ‘right-to-carry’ regime, despite the Council’s legislative judgment, based on empirical studies, that such regimes are ‘associated with substantially higher rates of aggravated assault, rape, robbery and murder.’”
Which studies would those be? Well, the District of Columbia really doesn’t have to prove its case of what constitutes a ‘right to carry’ regime but we’re going to go ahead and say they’re dragging their heels on what should be a constitutional right for any law-abiding citizen that meets the requirements to own a gun much less carry one.
As we’ve covered in previous articles, the federal courts have …Read the Rest
Source:: Concealed Nation